A Galapagos tortoise munches on some green grass.

Join the Center for Latin American Studies at Stanford University in summer 2023 for this once-in-a-lifetime professional development institute led by William (Bill) Durham, Bing Professor in Human Biology (Emeritus) and author of Exuberant Life: An Evolutionary Approach to Conservation in Galapagos (2021).

June 19-27, 2023

Location: Galápagos Islands, preceded by a day in Guayaquil, Ecuador

Audience: Designed for high school and community college educators of natural and social sciences. Space is limited to 15 educators to ensure a personalized learning opportunity.

Continuing Education Units: 6 quarter units (60 hours of instruction) through Stanford Continuing Studies

Registration fee: $2,700

Become a student again in the ultimate outdoor classroom: the enchanted islands of the Galápagos!

This special opportunity is designed to support the 2016 Science Framework for California Schools and to provide a wealth of material for high school and community college teachers of natural and social sciences. We offer a summer institute that explores pivotal sites and species that have shaped our understanding of ecology, conservation, ecosystems, genetics, biological evolution, and natural selection.


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